Moont Rainier

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Moont Rainier
Mount Rainier from the Silver Queen Peak.jpg
Moont Rainier as viewed frae the northeast.
Heichest pynt
Elevation 14,411 ft (4,392 m)  NGVD 29[1][2]
Prominence 13,211 ft (4,027 m) [3]
Ranked 21st[4]
Isolation 1,177 kilometres (731 mi)

U.S. state heich pynt

Decade Volcano
Coordinates 46°51′10″N 121°45′37″W / 46.8528857°N 121.7603744°W / 46.8528857; -121.7603744Coordinates: 46°51′10″N 121°45′37″W / 46.8528857°N 121.7603744°W / 46.8528857; -121.7603744[5]
State/Province US-WA
Parent range Cascade Range
Topo map USGS Moont Rainier Wast
Age o rock 500,000 years
Muntain teep Stratovolcano
Volcanic arc Cascade Volcanic Arc
Last eruption November tae December 1894[6]
First ascent 1870 bi Hazard Stevens an P. B. Van Trump
Easiest route rock/ice climb via Disappointment Cleaver

Moont Rainier (pronoonced: /rˈnɪər/) is the heicchest mountain o the Cascade Range o the Paceefic Northwast, an the heichest moontain in the state o Washington.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Hill, Craig (2006-11-16). "Taking the measure of a mountain". The News Tribune. Archived frae the oreeginal on 2006-11-16. 
  2. Signani, PLS, Larry (2000-07-19). "The Height of Accuracy". Point of Beginning (trade magazine). BNP Media. Retrieved 2008-10-17. 
  3. "World Top 50 by Prominence". Retrieved 2008-11-05. 
  4. "Mount Rainier". 
  5. "Mount Rainier". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. Retrieved 2008-10-15. 
  6. "Rainier". Global Volcanism Program. Smithsonian Institution. Retrieved 2008-08-27.